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My life without the casino

Discussion in 'Share Your Story Here' started by AngryItalian, Dec 2, 2015.

  1. Jasmine2015

    Jasmine2015 Community Champion

    Hello and thank you for sharing your story. Sometimes you have to hear it from the horses mouth about the things people go through because of an addiction. It sounds like as though you are getting back on your feet just fine. Repairing your relationship with the family will take time though.
  2. SunnySkies

    SunnySkies Active Contributor

    Hi there, and thank you for sharing your story to us. I hope you can regain a job and mend the relationship with your family. It will take time and effort to pull yourself back up and refuse to fall back into addiction. You'll have the support of this community at least.
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  3. kassie1234

    kassie1234 Community Champion

    I always think with job searching, check with any family and friends that you have about opportunities they might have upcoming - even if it's temporary work, seasonal work or something you hadn't considered as a career prospect. Sometimes it can be about getting your foot in the door and a more permanent opportunity will come from that. Keep reminding yourself why you're staying away from gambling - it's important to remember!
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  4. ellyjude

    ellyjude Active Contributor

    Hallo? I have almost a similar problem. I am very addicted to Play station games and cannot go for more than two days without betting on the game. Anyone who can help please?
  5. Apollo545

    Apollo545 Active Contributor

    I am so glad to hear that you are conquering your vices and becoming a better person! Your story has inspired me and I am certain that it will inspire many others to take action against their addictions. Thank you very much for sharing!
  6. Tremmie

    Tremmie Community Champion

    Good for you, man! My step-dad is a gambler and has been dealing with that addiction for decades... if it wasn't because my mom controls his fiances he'd surely blow his pension on gambling. That is for sure! So you should feel so proud :) My step-dad is 76 and hasn't the maturity and willpower to stop gambling, he is too self-absorbed to even care.
  7. deanokat

    deanokat Community Organizer Community Listener

    @AngryItalian... How are things going? Thinking of you, brother.
  8. DrMay1987

    DrMay1987 Member

    Long story short, I am a fucking idiot who gambled money I could not afford to lose. And I lost it. Now here I am down $30k just like that. It's money I could have patiently invested but instead it's gone. I am never gambling ever again. But the money is still gone. Seriously how can I get over this and move on with my life?
  9. kingsizexx

    kingsizexx Member

    yikes mate its not the gambling its ur need for emotions and self proclaiming. Why do you think people that win thounsands and millions never stop? they have even more money that they were dreaming of, yet they keep on playing and playing, of course its because of the emotions and feelings. I'm usually playing on vslots88 and considering that I'm winning quite alot, I always know my limits and know when to stop, because I know how this is gonna end if I keep on going.
    Last edited: Oct 25, 2020
  10. iuraf

    iuraf Member

    Damn man. I am really sorry to hear that :((
  11. JennyJackson

    JennyJackson Member

    There's always a solution man. Please go and talk to somebody. I've had friends who had lost their houses or torn their families apart. Addictions are no joke. It doesn't matter if they are about drugs, alcohol or anything else. It's really hard to admit that you have an addiction, but after you've to acknowledge it, things will be very smoothly. There is one particular site, called .If you really want to gamble, I would recommend playing there. It's much more safer
    Last edited: Dec 11, 2020
  12. abragred

    abragred Member

    I am happy for you!
  13. bismarc123

    bismarc123 Member

    Addictions are pretty bad if you cannot control them. I've had a friend who had lost his house because of a game of roulette. It's not worth it. It's okay if you gamble occasionally, but you have to set limits in order to avoid such problems. I would suggest you to try poker from if you really want to gamble. If not, maybe it's time that you find a different hobby, since this one can cost you a lot if you are not careful. In the worst case scenario, you should speak to an expert about how to overcome this addiction
    Last edited: Feb 6, 2021